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  • Jason Newell — 

    Most soldiers who serve in Iraq are never injured by bullets or roadside bombs. But that doesn’t mean they return unscarred. For about one in five...

  • Adam Pivec — 

    You might not think that something as colossal and as well known as Nehemiah’s wall would be hard to find. But this 15-foot thick stone wall...

  • Jason Newell — 

    With pomp and pageantry, Biola University formally installed Barry H. Corey as the eighth president in its 100-year history on Nov. 2. And with...

  • Alumnus Produces First African Bible Commentary

    Theologian John Stott Hails ‘Publishing Landmark’

    Holly Pivec — 

    If you’re a Christian living in the West, you’ll never lack Bible commentaries to consult. But until a year and a half ago, not one complete...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Have you ever wanted to write a book? The challenge of getting a publisher deters many would-be authors. But now your manuscript doesn’t have to...

  • Steve Porter — 

    Have you ever noticed how discontentment with the circumstances of our lives spawns all kinds of problems? The other day I missed the freeway exit...

  • Race Against Time

    Alumnus leads effort to preserve deteriorating Scriptures

    Lisa Hill — 

    Ancient scribes painstakingly prepared the Scriptures by hand, preserving them for future generations. Daniel B. Wallace achieves the same goal by...

  • New President, New Century

    Barry H. Corey’s presidency begins on the eve of Biola’s 100th birthday. Find out how an eBay purchase he made will play a key role in shaping the school’s future.

    Jason Newell — 

    div.box { width: 300px; padding: 0 10px; margin: 0 0 10px 10px; float: right; border: solid 1px #CCC; background-color: #FFD; } Dawn had just...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    The beauty industry spends billions of dollars a year convincing women that they need to look thinner, younger and sexier. Biola Magazine asked...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Garry DeWeese is a professor of philosophy. Although philosophers tend to be a feisty lot, reminiscent of the "Herding Cats" Super Bowl...

  • Don Sunukjian — 

    About 10 percent of the people in the world are left-handed, and they live with frustration. The world was not made for them. Things do not work...

  • Holly Pivec — 

    The British Museum announced a rare find in July — a clay tablet naming an obscure Old Testament character, “Nebo-Sarsekim.” The find suggests...

  • What Should Christians Know About ‘Evangelicals & Catholics Together’?

    Dr. Robert Saucy shares his concerns about this growing movement.

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    In 1994, 40 Roman Catholics and evangelical Protestants signed a controversial document titled, “Evangelicals & Catholics Together: The...

  • Atheism’s New Bulldog

    Sam Harris thinks Christians are not only delusional, they’re dangerous. But is his bark worse than his bite?

    Holly Pivec — 

    Sam Harris thinks you’re nuts. And he wants to save the world from you — and those who share your “foolish” and “dangerous” belief in God. Armed...

  • Once Upon a Time in Los Angeles

    Biola’s origins could not be more the stuff of legend if we had been founded by John Henry, Paul Bunyan and a blue ox named Babe.

    Fred Sanders — 

    With giant steps, the founders of Biola walked out of the age of the Civil War, strode across the continent and laid deep foundations in a new city...

  • Who Do You Trust?

    With integrity in short supply, how can we choose trustworthy leaders?

    Holly Pivec — 

    Who do you trust, and why do you trust them? Most of us think we have reliable “trust detectors” — the built-in ability to sense trustworthy...

  • Dan Radmacher — 

    “Let’s just bring down that glory cloud!” We were listening to a worship band play at a local coffeehouse. The leader was urging the people to...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    In The God Delusion (Houghton Mifflin, 2006), Oxford biologist Richard Dawkins argues that belief in God is delusional and deadly. The book...

  • James Mohler — 

    Train up a child in the way he should go, even when he is old he will not depart from it. (NASB) Parenting is not an easy task. But Proverbs 22:6...

  • Well Done

    With integrity and conviction, President Clyde Cook guided Biola to national prominence

    Holly Pivec — 

    After 25 years as Biola’s president, Clyde Cook will retire in June, a year before the school’s 100th anniversary. The Biola that Cook will hand...

  • Sharing the Whole Gospel

    Social Justice, Relief and Development Ministries Still Seen as a Lesser Priority

    Wess Stafford — 

    Prominent Christians, like Rick Warren, have recently taken up humanitarian work — to the delight of some Christians and to the chagrin of others....

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Historically, many evangelicals have believed that Israel has a God-given right to its land and that the nations that support Israel will be...

  • Twelve Must-Read Books

    Your Back-to-School Reading List Recommended By Biola Professors

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    (This is a condensed version of the full-length feature.) Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “A man is known by the books he reads.” People are always...

  • The Biggest Threat to Religious Liberty

    Law professor Michael Koby (’88) argues that a 1990 Supreme Court ruling threatens religious freedom.

    Michael Koby — 

    Many Christians are concerned about lawsuits that seek to remove Judeo-Christian symbolism from the public sphere, such as Ten Commandments...

  • Why Do Bad Movies Get Made?

    Film professor Michael Gonzales gives an insider’s look at Hollywood corporate culture.

    Michael Gonzales — 

    I’ve often been asked by students how bad movies get made. Why, for example, does a movie with huge potential — an A-list cast, large budget and...